Articles by: Schooner Ernestina-Morrissey Association

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Cabo Verde — 40 Years after Independence

Where were you on July 5th, 1975? Julius Britto was in Praia, Cape Verde.  Julius will take you to there to re-live the excitement of the first Independence Celebration of Cape Verde.  You will be fascinated as he recounts his life-changing experiences … Continue reading

A New History of Ernestina-Morrissey

On Saturday, June 13, Chester Brigham introduced his new book to an enthusiastic audience at Cape Ann Museum.  Phoenix of the Seas :Ernestina-Morrissey State Ship of Massachusetts” is available at the gift shop at the Museum and at the New … Continue reading

Here’s Where Ernestina-Morrissey Has Been

On a lovely summer evening the New Bedford Harbor Sea Chantey Chorus took the audience at the Seamen’s Bethel for a voyage by song, visiting the far reaches of the world’s oceans.  AHA!’s Latitude and Longitude theme was a celebration … Continue reading

Captain Harold Burnham

Captain Harold Burnham has been chosen as DCR’s Owner’s Representative for the work being done at Boothbay Harbor Shipyard.

Progress in Boothbay

First, a great big THANK YOU! to the crew that safely brought the ship safely to Boothbay Harbor Shipyard And here’s the crew that was aboard the Ernestina-Morrissey to make sure she was safe for the transit. The ship has … Continue reading

Book launch at Cape Ann Museum

Phoenix of the Seas, by Chester Brigham The three-ocean, three-centuries saga of the Gloucester schooner Ernestina-Morrissey, State Ship of Massachusetts Please join us at the Cape Ann Museum, Saturday June 13 at 3:00 with a presentation by the author The … Continue reading

Where in the World has Ernestina-Morrissey been?

The Seamen’s Bethel and the Schooner Ernestina Commission present Latitudes and Longitudes of Ernestina-Morrissey.  Plotting then Singing! June 11  AHA!  Seamen’s Bethel, New Bedford, MA 6 PM –For kids and kids at heart:  Where in the World has Ernestina-Morrissey been? Where is she … Continue reading

Ernestina-Morrissey on the Railway

The Boothbay Register published a great time-lapse of the haul-out process.  Now the repairs can begin!  Capt. Harold Burnham, DCR’s representative during this reconstruction,  will be at the shipyard later this week.  We plan to have frequent updates on the … Continue reading

Ernestina-Morrissey Safe in Boothbay

After a 24 hour trip under tow from New Bedford, Ernestina-Morrissey has arrived at Boothbay Harbor Shipyard, her berth for the next few years while she undergoes reconstruction to ready her for her fifth life.  More photos will be posted … Continue reading

Ernestina-Morrissey Headed for Maine Sunday April 12

Finally, the news we have been waiting since December for!  The Ernestina-Morrissey will start her voyage from New Bedford State Pier to Boothbay Harbor approximately 8:00 am Sunday, April 12. Viewing from the pier will be limited because of the reconstruction of … Continue reading

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